Labour set to focus on basic skills
- Visit to Cuba. // EPM Weekly Bulletin;3/25/2002, Issue 84, p56
Focuses on the education benefits gain by the British on their trip to Cuba. Investigation on the literacy of the Cubans; Examination of the education strategy; Exploration on the education of secondary schools.
- English Educators Encouraging Literacy? Goode, Stephen // Insight on the News;03/06/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p4
Deals with the action taken by British education officials in encouraging literacy in Great Britain. Purpose of the move; Problems on literacy in the country; Insights of the posters used by the education officials to publicize the said move.
- Weaving and Writing. Lester, Suzanne; Redwood, Katya // Literacy Today;Mar2002, Issue 30, p16
Describes the Storybook Weaver literacy program in Great Britain. Effectiveness of the program in creating interest for family literacy courses; Technology used for the planning and drafting stages.
- Research DIGEST. // Literacy Today;Mar2002, Issue 30, p23
Presents a listing of literacy research that relates to classroom practice and policy in Great Britain. Development of literacy through interaction; Role of context in learning to read.
- news. // Literacy Today;Mar2002, Issue 30, p30
Presents news relevant to literacy and education in Great Britain as of March 2002. HarperCollins' celebration; Literacy partnership involving the National Literacy Trust.
- Overcoming barriers. Strong, Julia // Literacy Today;Sep2002, Issue 32, p14
Evaluates the KS3 strategy and literacy program launched by the Great Britain-based National Literacy Trust. Emphasis of the program on effective teaching to achieve effective learning; Integration of literacy across the curriculum with other initiatives so that staff are presented with a...
- National Literacy Trust news. // Literacy Today;Sep2002, Issue 32, p34
Presents news updates on the Great Britain-based National Literacy Trust as of September 2002. Funding received from the Thomson Corp.; National Reading Campaign's Reading Champion promotion; Funding received for the Reading the Game program from Marks & Spencer. INSET: Conferences.
- Death of classroom skills is letting the industry down. Patterson, Neil // Campaign;09/12/97, Issue 37, p25
Opinion. Emphasizes the need to address the shortcomings of British schools. Institute of Management's survey findings which indicated that school-leavers were entering the workforce lacking basic reading and writing skills; Decline in literacy standards; Skills of graduates seeking jobs as...
- Creative Literacy. // Education Journal;Feb2002, Issue 60, p14
Reports on key issues relevant to education that were discussed during the National Literacy Trust's conference on Creative Links to Literacy in Great Britain. Potential of reaching out to the hard-to-reach effective partnerships between education, libraries and the arts; Policy implications on...